The MBA in Pastoral Planning and Church Management has been designed to provide church leaders, councils and staff members with the foundational skills needed to shape and guide the institutional objectives of their religious organization to achieve its desired pastoral mission. This online learning curriculum will develop an understanding of the core components of organizational planning processes in church settings.
Rev. Dr. David Couturier, OFM. Cap., is Dean R. Hoge Professor of Pastoral Planning and Church Management. Dr. Couturier offers e-tutorials for the MBA curriculum as well as supervising students during the research and writing of their MBA exit projects. He serves as the Dean of the School of Franciscan Studies at St. Bonaventure University in New York. Some of Dr. Couturier’s most recent academic activities are as follows.